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Froberg Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from Frohburg, Saxony (also recorded as Froberg, in the 16th century). North German: possibly from the female personal name Froburg (recorded in the 13th century in Hamburg). Danish (Frøberg): habitational name from a place called Frøbjerg. Anglicized form of Swedish Fröberga, habitational name from any of several places in Sweden of this name (either from frö ‘fertile’, ‘rich’, or from the name of the goddess Fröja), or possibly an ornamental name from the same elements.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Roberg, Freberg, Friberg, Boberg, Grober, Hoberg, Broberg, Kronberg

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Froberg Family Origin

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Froberg Family Occupations

What did your Froberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Froberg occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Froberg's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Froberg family was Farmer. Carpenter, Blacksmith And Wheelright and Carpet Wever were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Froberg.

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Blacksmith And Wheelright

    13%
  • Carpet Wever

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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Froberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Froberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Froberg census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Froberg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Froberg. For the veterans among your Froberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Froberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Froberg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Froberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Froberg in 1963 was 89, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Froberg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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